Vocabulary Builder 4 - from English Plus Podcast

What is this episode about?

In this episode from English Plus Podcast, you are going to build your vocabulary by adding 20 new words to your arsenal. We will start with the meaning of each word and then we will see how this word is used in an easy-to-understand example, and that's not everything, we will add more to our vocabulary by mentioning the synonyms and antonyms of these 20 words.

After you listen to the episode, it is essential that you practice the words you learned or you will forget it as fast as you have learned them, but don't worry, I got you covered. I have created a worksheet you can download for free as a PDF. In this worksheet, you will find a crossword puzzle, a word search, and a couple of more exercises that will help you nail the spelling and the meaning of these 20 new words. You can find the link to download below.

If you are not a fan of PDFs and printing exercises on paper and do them by hand, I have something for you as well. You will find below the list of words in Quizlet where you can practice the words by using flashcards, games and more activities, and there are an electronic crossword puzzle and a word search activity you do anywhere on any device you have available.

Vocabulary Builder 4 Audio



The Word List

acquit

(v.) to declare not guilty, free from blame, discharge
completely; to conduct or behave oneself

deem

(v.) to think, believe; to consider, have an opinion

devastate

(v.) to destroy, lay waste, leave in ruins

discredit

(v.) to throw doubt upon, cause to be distrusted; to damage in
reputation; (n.) a loss or lack of belief, confidence, or reputation

elusive

(adj.) difficult to catch or to hold; hard to explain or
understand

generate

(v.) to bring into existence; to be the cause of

idolize

(v.) to worship as an idol, make an idol of; to love very much

ingratitude

(n.) a lack of thankfulness

keepsake

(n.) something kept in memory of the giver; a souvenir

mortal

(n.) a being that must eventually die; (adj.) of or relating to
such a being; causing death, fatal; possible, conceivable

ovation

(n.) an enthusiastic public welcome, an outburst of applause

petty

(adj.) unimportant, trivial; narrow-minded; secondary in rank,
minor

plight

(n.) a sorry condition or state; (v.) to pledge, promise
solemnly

repent

(v.) to feel sorry for what one has done or has failed to do

reverie

(n.) a daydream; the condition of being lost in thought

revocation

(n.) an act or instance of calling back, an annulment,
cancellation

scan

(v.) to examine closely; to look over quickly but thoroughly; to
analyze the rhythm of a poem; (n.) an examination

strand

(n.) a beach or shore; a string of wire, hair, etc.; (v.) to
drive or run aground; to leave in a hopeless position

strife

(n.) bitter disagreement; fighting, struggle

topple

(v.) to fall forward; to overturn, bring about the downfall of


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